Author: mchaiken

CT troubadour takes stage in area

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Plainville will be home to a performance by Connecticut’s official troubadour. Kate Callahan, who has long been a staple on Connecticut’s acoustic music scene, recently was presented the title, state troubadour. It was an honor…

Bierfeldt walks it off vs. Ducks

CONOR BEIRFELDT HOMERS TWICE IN 4-3 BEES WIN BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th to give New Britain a 4-3 victory over the Ducks! #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game Changed…

Symphony puts focus on Russian composers

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming. And the Hartford Symphony Orchestra will be playing them this weekend. As part of its Masterworks Series, the HSO is presenting “Russian Intensity” this weekend at The…

Everybody loves ‘Millie’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The key to any movie, television show, book… or stage play is the main character should be likeable and relatable. And the cast of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which is now being performed by Connecticut Theatre…

Griffin tallies 100th career double

BATTLE OF THE BUGS ENDS WITH 5-1 SUGAR LAND VICTORY BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Griffin gets his 100th career double, but Bees fall to Skeeters 5-1. Bees back home tomorrow to host Long Island! #ItsBetterWithTheBees The Game…

Baca drives in game winner

BEES DEFEAT SKEETERS 7-6 IN 11 INNINGS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Michael Baca gets his first career RBI as the Bees #BeatTheStreak, defeating Sugar Land 7-6 in 11 innings #BeesInTheHeartOfTexas The Game Changed When…: Michael Baca brought…

Walton gets 900th career hit

SUGAR LAND VICTORIOUS IN GAME 4 OF SERIES 4-1 BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Jamar Walton gets his 900th career hit against Skeeters, but Bees fall to Sugar Land 4-1. Game 5 tomorrow at 12:05 #BeesInTheHeartOfTexas The Game…